Mae Clarke

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Birthday
16, 1910
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 29, 1992 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1910
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 29, 1992 (81)

About

Most well known for portraying Elizabeth Lavenza (the Bride of Frankenstein) in the 1931 Boris Karloff starrer Frankenstein, Clarke is also remembered for sharing a scene with James Cagney in another 1931 feature, The Public Enemy.

Before Fame

She began her career as a vaudeville performer and dancer and went on to make her cinematic debut in the 1929 movie Big Time.

Trivia

During the 1950s, she appeared in several episodes of both The Ford Television Theatre and Lux Video Theatre.

Family Life

Born Violet Mary Klotz, she grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the daughter of a movie theater organist father. Her first marriage, to fellow entertainer Lew Brice, ended in divorce, as did her final two marriages (to Stevens Bancroft and Herbert Langdon).

Associated With

She co-starred with Doris Lloyd in the 1931 feature Waterloo Bridge, earning critical acclaim for her performance as Myra Deauville.

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